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Dental Hygienists are present in dentistry offices and provide basic dental care services. Responsibilities listed on a Dental Hygienist resume sample are cleaning patient's teeth, offering dental hygiene advice, identifying oral health issues, referring to the dentist when necessary, and sterilizing medical equipments and instruments. Those interested in a Dental Hygienist degree should demonstrate throughout their resumes basic dentistry expertise, dexterity, strong communication and interpersonal skills, attention to details, and teamwork. An Associate's Degree and licensure are required to candidates for a Dental Hygienist role.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations

  • Sterilized dental equipment and examinations rooms in accordance with infection control policies
  • Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays
  • Accurately collected & recorded patient medical and dental histories
  • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases
  • Charted periodontal conditions of disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by Dentist/ Periodontist
  • Administered local anesthetics and nitrous oxide when needed
  • Scaled, polished and applied sealants and fluorides
  • Recommended products and devices for patient's home care
  • Implemented irrigation and desensitizing procedures or products as adjunctive to periodontal therapy
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Dental Hygiene
32

Dental Hygienist

Performed oral examinations for signs of disease

  • Conducted cleanings and maintenance for patients undergoing routine check ups
  • Educated patients on good oral hygiene practices
  • Took digital x-rays
  • Delivered Fluoride application
  • Sterilization and disinfection processes
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AS
Dental Hygiene
33

Dental Hygienist

Remove tartar, stains, and plaque from teeth, Scaling and root planning, full mouth Debridement, Perio maintenance.

  • Apply sealants and fluorides to help protect teeth
  • Take and develop dental x rays
  • Keep track of patient care and treatment plans
  • Teach patients oral hygiene techniques, help patients develop and maintain good oral health.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Dental Hygiene
34

Dental Hygienist

Performed routine Prophylaxis on adults and children, digital radiographs and paperless charting

  • Zoom whitening system, intraoral camera, sealant application
  • Applied Arestin, SC/RP and determine patients recall
  • Review patient oral health, educate patient in oral health and nutrition and demonstrate proper technique.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Dental Hygiene
35

Dental Hygienist

  • Responsible for providing dental hygiene services for patients of all ages
  • Provided appropriate oral hygiene instructions based on individual patient needs
  • Provided assistance in pulling and filing patient dental records and answering phones
  • Helped dental assistant in breaking down and setting up rooms and instrument sterilization
  • Recommending and selling dental services
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Medical Administrative Assisting
AAS
Dental Hygiene
36

Dental Hygienist

Worked for 42 years as a hygienist.

  • Responsible for patient education, scheduling hygiene and operative appointments.
  • Trained new hygienists.
  • Experience with insurance claims and paperwork.
  • Trained in X-ray exposure and development.
  • Well versed in HIPPA Privacy Act.
Candidate Info
46
years in
workforce
34
years
at this job
AS
Sciences
37

Dental Hygienist

Perform intraoral and extraoral examination of the oral cavity, perform and review all routines X-rays, record periodontal charting including mobility, furcation grades, probing depths, and bone loss.

  • Expose diagnostic digital and conventional dental radiographs.
  • Perform oral prophylaxis, debridement, scaling and root planing, and soft tissue management.
  • Utilize cavitron and piezo, ultrasonic scalers and hand instruments.
  • Deliver appropriate treatment to children including prophylaxis, fluoride and sealants.
  • Demonstrate oral hygiene techniques, specific for each patient to achieve optimal oral health.
  • Educate patients on risks of oral diseases and benefits of preventive care.
  • Administer local anesthesia.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Dental Hygiene
BA
Bachelor of Arts
38

Dental Hygienist

Assess, diagnose, and treatment plan individual patients.

  • Treat patients with scaling/root planing and coronal polishing.
  • Provide oral hygiene instructions per to patients, dental radiographs and nutritional counseling.
  • Seamless ability to multi-task in a high stress, time sensitive environment without disruption of patient experience.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills when dealing with patients of all ages on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for disinfecting patient area and sterilizing dental instruments to meet the highest of healthy standards.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Dental Hygiene
BA
Biological Sciences
39

Dental Hygienist/front Desk Manager

Performing routine exams and prophylaxis, including digital x-rays and all inclusive aspects of patient care

  • Responsible for maintaining recall system and mailing of recalls
  • Responsible for filing all dental claims and pre-authorizations
  • Responsible for billing of patients including collections
  • Handled all insurance disputes
  • Proficient with Eaglesoft dental software
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
27
years
at this job
C
Dental Hygiene
40

Dental Hygienist

Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies

  • Exposing diagnostic digital radiographs
  • Updating the patient's medical history
  • Preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • Charting conditions of decay and disease
  • Works with paperless charting in Eaglesoft
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Science

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